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Diagnostic Parasitology for Veterinary Technicians - 3rd edition

Diagnostic Parasitology for Veterinary Technicians (ISBN10: 0323036147; ISBN13: 9780323036146)
ISBN13: 978-0323036146
ISBN10: 0323036147

Summary: Now in full color and spiral bound, the 3rd edition of this outstanding resource features clear and concise discussions of the most commonly encountered internal and external parasites. It offers step-by step guidelines for gathering samples and performing lab procedures. Comprehensive terminology coverage familiarizes readers with the language of parasitology for effective communication with clients and other members of the veterinary team. Chapters are organized by
parasite group protozoans, trematodes, cestodes, nematodes, acanthocephalans, arthropods, leeches, and pentastomes and include a detailed description of the group, with special emphasis on morphology, life cycle, and uniquely important parasites of the group. Species covered in this text include dogs and cats, ruminants, horses, swine, birds, rabbits, laboratory animals, and fish. Also features a chapter on zoonoses that discusses public health concerns related to various kinds of parasites.
  • Presents clear, organized, and concise coverage of the most commonly encountered internal and external parasites.
  • Includes a basic chapter on terminology so readers can become familiar with the language of parasitology and communicate effectively with clients.
  • The multispecies approach addresses how parasites can be specifically diagnosed in individual species.
  • Emphasizes the zoonotic potential of parasites.
  • Includes comprehensive information on the different laboratory techniques used to identify parasites.
...show more
Summary: Now in full color and spiral bound, the 3rd edition of this outstanding resource features clear and concise discussions of the most commonly encountered internal and external parasites. It offers step-by step guidelines for gathering samples and performing lab procedures. Comprehensive terminology coverage familiarizes readers with the language of parasitology for effective communication with clients and other members of the veterinary team. Chapters are organized by parasite group protozoans, trematodes, cestodes, nematodes, acanthocephalans, arthropods, leeches, and pentastomes and include a detailed description of the group, with special emphasis on morphology, life cycle, and uniquely important parasites of the group. Species covered in this text include dogs and cats, ruminants, horses, swine, birds, rabbits, laboratory animals, and fish. Also features a chapter on zoonoses that discusses public health concerns related to various kinds of parasites.
  • Presents clear, organized, and concise coverage of the most commonly encountered internal and external parasites.
  • Includes a basic chapter on terminology so readers can become familiar with the language of parasitology and communicate effectively with clients.
  • The multispecies approach addresses how parasites can be specifically diagnosed in individual species.
  • Emphasizes the zoonotic potential of parasites.
  • Includes comprehensive information on the different laboratory techniques used to identify parasites.
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Edition/Copyright: 3RD 06
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Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Year Published: 2006
International: No

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